Vol. I. No. I92
;OCALA, FLORIDA, DECEMBER 26, 1895.
Price Five Cent
PUBLISHED EVERY DXY IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
THE STATE CONVICTS.
Editor Ocala Evening Star:
Dear Sir We notice an article
In your paper where the grand
jury of Levy1 county recommended
that "the state convicts leased by
different parties in that county be
looked into, and especially the
Morriston camp, on account of in inhuman
human inhuman treatment," etc., etc.
In reply to these charges, we
will say that the undersigned are
the contractors of the prisoners of
the Morriston camp,and their gov
ernment and discipline are in di direct
rect direct accord with the rules and con convict
vict convict laws of the, state and are
strictly adhered to in every re respect,
spect, respect, or at least as far as practi practicable.
cable. practicable. Their food consists of three three-fourths
fourths three-fourths of a pound of bacon every
day, and as much peas, hominy
and bread as each prisoner can
eat. It is well cooked and served
in a neat and cleanly manner.
Vegetables, fresh meats and
fish are provided occasionally.
One plug of tobacco a week
and two suits of stripes
arc given them at all times
during the year. They are fur furnished
nished furnished shoes during the winter
months. They are furnished with
soap, tubs and water and are re required
quired required to properly wash them
selves. They are given suits of
freshly washed stripes every Sun
saying that his treatment of his j
convicts has always been reason j
able and often much better than 1
could be expected under similar
circumstances; and all the com complaints
plaints complaints I have ever heard came
from parties who were not familiar
with his dealings with them, and
in most cases the complaints came
from parties who desired to injure
Col. Morris; and I can further cer certify
tify certify that there was less sickness
and deaths in his camp than was
commonly experienced by the sur surrounding
rounding surrounding citizens.
Given under my hand and seal
There are some people on this
Yes, some upon this shore;
Who tell us not to say spittoon
But simply cuspidor.
To put on airs is not our style;
We learned a better tune,
And when we want to name the
We call it a spittoon.
Some people may not think it's
But we like it all the more,
And will always call it a spittoon,
Though some say cuspidor.
the day and date above written.
seal I. S. Pedkick. A big spittoon looks very nice
lnrr rn rn t 1 r r r-
J But oh excuse us, some one said
Morriston, Fla., Dec. 21, 1895.
To whom it may concern:
This is to certify that I have
been a constant visitor at Col. H.
L. Morris' convict camp for the
past two years, and I can say I
have never noticed any of
his convicts being mistreated in
any way, and as far as I know
they were fed well. I have often
noticed their food being prepared,
which looked to be enough. I can
further say I visited Morriston al almost
most almost every Sunday while the con
victs were kept there, and have
never seen them at work on Sun Sunday.
day. Sunday. Yours truly,
seal Geo. T. Hill, J. P.
Phoenix, Fla., Dec. 21. i8q$.
This is to certify to all whom it
may concern that I have been a
To call it cuspidor.
BAPTIST CHRISTMAS TREE
The members of the Baptist
church gave a Christmas tree and
the Sunday school a cantata last
night in Witness hall, which was a
most enjoyable occasion to the
many who were present, and espe especially
cially especially to the little ones.
The hall was beautifully decor decorated
ated decorated with evergreens, and the nice nicely
ly nicely arranged tree was groaning un under
der under its load of presents for the
The music by the little ones was
very sweet and reflected great
credit upon themselves and their
- OPTICAL GOODS.
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
Guaranteed First-Glass Work.
Under Montezuma Hotel, Ocala, Fla.
Postofflce Drug Store,
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c,
Soda Water, Coca-Cola, Hot Coffee and Beef Tea.
Physician's Prescriptions Carefully Compounded.
F. C. A L WORTH & CO.
Good quarters, comfortably constant visitor at Col. Morris'
heated bunks, shuck or moss mat
tresses and good heavy blankets
are furnished. Their quarters are
policed and limed. Their health
and sanitary condition is well
looked after. The charge that we
require the prisoners to do more j.Q w
than they should do more than is
convict camp, and can truthfully
say I have never seen him mis mistreat
treat mistreat them in any way.
J. M. Hale, Notary Public.
AT THE CHURCHES.
The Baptists had no exercises at
the church. The Methodist church
had no Christmas exercises. At
the Catholic church the decora decorations
tions decorations were very pretty and the ser services
vices services beautiful and solemn. The
Episcopal church was nicely deco decorated
rated decorated in evergreens for the occa occasion,
sion, occasion, and the usual Christmas ex
ercises were rendered, which were
3qbanson 3Bros., proprietors.
Work for Transient Customers Finished Same
Special Prices to Families.
Phoenix, Fla., Dec. 21, 1895.
om it may concern:
This is tn rprtifv that T. as Cnl.
usually regarded as a fair amount M nhvsician. was
of work by the ordinary laborer his ron-'verv beautiful and forcible. No
and that we treat them badly or Ls... and from mv Dersonal knowl-,! services were held at the Presbv-
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pumaii tneiii 111 any mumuau umu- j did not see anvthinr of a terian or Christian churches.
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iier Dccause iney are pnsuiicrs isa .
wua- nature to constitute ill usage or ill
treatment. He always carried out
my instructions and the convicts
O. C. Odell, M. D.
slander, and we brand it as a wil
ful, and malicious falsehood.
It is intended to stir up strife
and to create misapprehension of a
Dr. Walker of Cedar Key, sani sanitary
tary sanitary physician of Levy county, in inspected
spected inspected our camp and found the
stockade and quarters in a cleanly
and satisfactory condition
Several Christmas trees were
held among the colored churches.
Carpet cleaning and lace curtains a
Telephone No. 12.
Cel. H. L. Morris speaks with
the bark on in this issue about the
charge made against his convict
camp. It is now in order for these
who made these charges to either
prove them or withdraw them.
Col. Morris invites the proper in inspection
spection inspection of his camp. Our col-
The department turned out
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uraeny citizens nave ac an times twice yesterday to extinguish umns are onen to those who have
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oeen welcome visitors to o"r small fires.
camp, but we have always endeav- Gne was Constans' stock of fire-
ored to avoid drunken fanatics or workS) which some phosphate men
imDecnes, ana irom sueu buurtc applied a match to in a spirit of
doubtless came the false reports mischief while lighting a cigar.
ie Wi3 juucrui,
VOU WILL FIND
concerning our camp.
Now, Mr. Editor, we
The firemen soon arrived and
stamped out the fire and saved
proper authorities to carefully in- some of the fireWorks. The hook
spect our camp and investigate jes arrived fir?t
H. L. Morris & Sons.
information in regard to this mat matter.
ter. matter. A fair and friendly discus discussion
sion discussion of this subject will no doubt
do great good. We have always
found Col. Morris liberal in his
views and disposed to do what is
right. He has recently moved his
camp from Morriston to Summer-
A Full Line of Toys, Games, Wagons, Vases, Cups
and Saucers, Fancy Goods and All Kinds of
Xmas Goods and Fire Works
cala News Depot.
is said the men will pay.
The other fire was in an out outhouse
house outhouse in the second ward and was
just enough to give the boys good
practice in getting: out.
Morriston, lIa., JJec. 20, 1095.
Thic ic rfifr that T hav
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uccu mtiiuaieiy atqudiuicu wnu f et fithard fttt fit Puta,,
Col. Morris deajirigs with and every' pocket, and are iusT the
nis convict camp ana ieei saie in rmng xor a present. J. A. Rowell.
The loss was about $25, -which it j dfrr -rw ; A 1 1
A .u -n $16000.37 paid to 44 members
by the National Protective Legion
on Oct. 16, 1895. Their coupons
having matured for the first five
years period, They Won While
The many friends of Miss Nona
Yonce, late of this city, will be
pleased to hear that she is recov recovering
ering recovering from a very severe illness at
her home in St. Petersburg.
Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Bumett'S, Jeweler
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.
By the Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Rev. J. P. Hilburn and Isaac Stevens, Editors
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock in Temperance Hall. The Public
Temperance Column. Ocala House Barber Shop
Barbers' Supplies for Sale.
Cosmetics, Brilliantine, Colognes,
Bay Rum, Combs, Tonics, Razors
and Fixtures will be sold cheap
Hair Cutting, Shaving, Sham Shampooing,
pooing, Shampooing, and Dyeing, all done with
neatness and dispatch, and in the
C. V. McCoy, Prop.
Eminence, Ky., Dec 9. On last
Saturday a farmer living near La
Grange, between this place and
Louisville, went to town.
On his road home he bought
a gallon of brandy and became
He was found on the road and
placed in a cabin and left to sleep
off the spell.
Some time during the stay there
he pulled off his boots, and when
found later, recovered from the
stupor, rats had eaten off the toes
of one foot and all the flesh from
He znd his friends refused
to have the foot amputated
and poison followed, and then
Mr. Finley was a good farmer
and drank by sprees, and this was
the unfortunate end. Ex
Furnished rooms and lodging for
ladies and gentlemen on Exposi Exposition
tion Exposition street, two blocks west of
We are doing work to suit the
hard times. Cheapest place in
Cleaning and Repairing
clothes. Office in old express of office.
fice. office. New York Steam Dye
A Larger and More Complete line of Fashionable Clothing
lias never been shown in the city and those in want of winter
raiment would do well to call and inspect the stock at
Who also carries a comple line of Gents Furnishings, Hats,
Caps and Underwear to suit the season.
Trying to diminish or abolish
the evils of the liquor traffic by
making the whisky seller pay high
license is like muzzling a mad
dog's tail to prevent hydrophobia.
The bite is on the other end.
The only sure remedy is to kill
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
"Dress Making and General Sewing.
All Cutting, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Prices and
on short notice.
"Rooms LI pstairs, Vlorth Side Square. Oca la, Fla.
The following parties left yes yesterday
terday yesterday lor Atlanta via the Plant
System: F. Brown, J. L. Edwards,
A. J. Edwards, Mrs. W. D. Con Condon
don Condon and daughter. Miss Flora! F.
P. Gad son, C. Stewart, S. M.
s Mitchell, Mrs. Turnley, C. S. Sum Sum-merfield.
merfield. Sum-merfield. The Plant System and
its representatives are very popu-
. lar here.
A very spirited medal contest
will be engaged in by the young
men of the Loyal Temperance Le Legion
gion Legion at Temperance hall on Fridav
evening, the 27th, at 8 o'clock. A
small admission fee will be charged.
Lome and encourage our young
Rev. J. C. Porter of Ocala, one
of the most distinguished divines
in the state, preached an eloquent
sermon in the Baptist church in
this city Sunday night to a large
and appreciative audience. Mr.
Porter is a most estimable gentle gentleman
man gentleman and is deservedly popular all
over the state. Tampa Tribune.
Something new and attractive to
be seen in Rowell's Shoe Window
the latest and prettiest line of
Shoes, Leggings, Hats, Canes and
Umbrellas. It is worth your
while to take a look at them.
D. L. Sternberger, traveling
salesman of the shoe firm of J,
Rosenheim & Co. of Savannah, is
spending the holidays at his home
in that city and taking a much
needed rest. Pie has made a host
of friends in Ocala by his genial
ways and sterling business quali qualities.
ties. qualities. The Ocala Steam Laundry will
be glad to have all of its patrons
call and see the way goods are
handled and be convinced that the
best of care is taken of goods.
nii II. t. WO0BWMD
Cutting and Fitting a Specialty.
Corner S. Magnolia and S. Eighth
OCALA, - FLA.
Practical Painter and
Glazier and Kalsorniner.
P. O. Box 296, Ocala, Fla.
TOURISTS & SPORTSMEN
And health-seekers. I am pre prepared
pared prepared to board a limited number of
guests at my residence on St.
Martins river, four miles from Ho Ho-mosassa
mosassa Ho-mosassa and three miles from the
gulf. Best cf fishing and oysters.
Hunting and boat accommoda accommodation.
tion. accommodation. Fish and oysters always on
the table. Address E. F. Wheeler,
Cheap Rates to Atlanta for
Teachers and Pupils of All Schools
via Plant System. Upon written
application of the principal the
Plant System will sell tickets of
25 or more on one ticket, covering
teachers and pupils of one school,
for $S.o5 each for the round trip,
giving ten days limit. For indi individual
vidual individual tickets, $g 90 round trip,
giving ten days limit. If you are
going to Atlanta or any other
point, don't fail to sec or write to
C. F. Eaires. city ticket agent,
Ocala House, or F. J. Huber,
Florida Southern depot.
A looted Specialist
Prepared by, Education, Developed
by Experience and Rewarded
Will Visit Ocala Regularly.
Diseases, is a medical
specialist of acVnowl acVnowl-fiivs
fiivs acVnowl-fiivs jjffr edged success, who has
f&tVn attained a well-earned
kmtm&Ml tePv;reputatien because of
Dr. W. T. S. Vin-
cfnt, founder of the
which bear h's name,
originator of the best
kn vn and most ad advanced
vanced advanced system of
treatment for Chronic
A diamond ring lost yesterday.
Finder will be liberally rewarded
by returning same to Rheinauer
Five shares in the Continental
Building and Loan Association for I
sale at a heavy discount. Apply
at this office.
Twelve satisfactory presents for
twelve persons for the same
amount of money, sit for a dozen
of Gottlieb's fine photos. All
Studio opposite Montezuma.
Special Rates, to Atlanta via
Plant System. On Dec. 19 to 25
inclusive the Plant System will sell
tickets to Atlanta and return for
only $6.20, giving five days limit.
With the new schedule that goes
into effect Dec. 14th the Plant
System offers the best and quick quickest
est quickest time to Atlanta, and can give
you the best accommodations.
Don't buy your tickets until you
see or write to C. F. Faries, city
ticket agent, Ocala Houe, or F.
J. Huber, ticket agent, passenger
and a laree ana con
stant special practice:
associated with every
form of chronic dis disease,
ease, disease, he hasthusreached
a degree of perfection and ability in the diagnosis
and treatment of this class f affections, which
enables him to locate diseases of the most ob obscure,
scure, obscure, difficult and obstinate chancter, and de decide
cide decide whether curable or not, in almost every in instance.
stance. instance. NEW METHODS OF TREATMENT
discovered by him, through original investigation
extensive research, and careful experiment have
placed in his hands almost infal.hable remedies
for the cure of miny of our most dangerous
chronic diseases. Dr. Vincent has on file proba probably
bly probably a longer list of testimonials of cures than any
other specialist m the State. He is particularly
v.ell known throughout the United States and
Canada as the originator of
THE IMPERIAL RUPTURE CURE.
This and treatment is safe, speedy, painless
and permanent, r o operation, nr cutting-,
tention from business no cure, no pay.
Sufferers zre requested to refer to Jacksonville
papers fT testimonials of cures.
Dr. Vincent has decide i to visit Ocila every
fourteen days during the ? ear. Consult him at
the Ocala Houss from n a m to 8 p m,
Monday, December 30, 1895.
Kooms Strictly l'rivate. All curable cases of
Catarh, Nose, Throat, and Lung Diseases. Eye
and Ear, Stomach, Liver and Kidneys, Gravel,
Rheumatism, Paralysis, Neuralgia. Nervous and
Heart Diseases, Iilooi and Skin Diseases. Con Consumption
sumption Consumption in early siages, Diseases f Iilsdder
and Female Organs. Sexual Weakness ad pri private
vate private diseases skillfully treited. We undertake
no incurrble cases, but cure thousands given up
Consultation free, and Confidential.
Headquarters 317 Main St., Jacksonville, Fla.
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Another Carload of Rough Lumber, which gives us a
complete Yard Assortment, which, with our full supply of
Moulding, Flooring, Ceiling, Siding, etc., etc., gives us an
assortment of Building and Furnishing Lumber second
to none in Central Florida
A call for inspection and prices will convince you that
it is for your interest to buy.
YANKEE NOVELTY WORKS.
North of F. C. & P. Depot. E. E. Converse, Manager.
GEO. A. NASH,
T?V T Tl TFT J
hjl f Qtr Jf W ft
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Laces and Embroidery,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Buttericks Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers customers-Ocala,
Ocala, customers-Ocala, : : : : : Florida.
Keeps on hand a full line of Choice Family Groceries and Country
Produce. Groceries are new and fresh. Also a Good Line of DRY
GOODS and NOTIONS and Prices to suit the times. Fuller &
Clark's old stand, Exposition Street.
Rates $2.00 to $2.50 PerE
Open the Year Round.
Special Rates by the Week.
Free Sample Rooms.
The Star, 50c pr Month.
a RATES TO KEY WEST.
The fare to Key West on ac account
count account of the state firemen's tourna tournament
ment tournament is one and one-fourth fare for
the round trip on all railroads in
the state, and from Port Tampa to
Key West $15 for the round trip
by steamer, which includes meals
and beith. On sale Jan. 20 and 23
We like to forgot to tell you
those Patent Calf "Juliets" at
Rowell's are the cutest things you
can get for the baby.
Richardson's stable will furnish
you the nicest rigs in the citv at
living prices. Call on him. Main
street, north of square.
Portraits in all styles, and photo photographs
graphs photographs from the card cameo to life
size, at Gottlieb's. Studio opposite
Do not fail to see "Santa Claus
and Mother Goose" at theWitness
hall Christmas day evening at 7
o'clock. Entrance fee of 10 cents
to defray expenses.
Send your carpets to the Ocala
Steam Eaundry and have them
cleaned, which is cheaper than to
buy new ones.
You' II call them a handsome
pair that Umbrella with Walking
Cane to match. You can get
them at Rowell's.
For Rent. A ten-room house.
Hot and cold bath, two blocks
from square. Apply to H. G. Hay Hay-craft
craft Hay-craft at city ticket office of Plant
All patrons of the Ocala Steam
Laundry are invited to visit on
Wednesday and Thursday after afternoons
noons afternoons and see how laundry work is
A grocery store for sale, well
located and doing a good business.
Will sell at very low price. Call on
or address Lancaster & Mellon,
Room 2, Gary block.
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE
Of the Plant System.
Leave Ocala 9 a.m. for Tampa
and intermediate points.
Leave 12:05 for ah points north
connecting with through sleeper
for Atlanta, Memphis and Kansas
City at Juliette.
Leave 12.40 p.m. for Gainesville.
Palatka, Jacksonville and all points
north, east and west.
Leave 1:50 p.m. for Tavares,
Brooksville and intermediate
Leave 2:30 p.m. for Tampa,
Punta Gbrdaand St. Petersburg,
Leave 3:30 p.m. for Homosassa.
Leave 10:30 p.m. for all points
north and south.
For tickets and further informa information
tion information call on or write to
F. J. Huber, ticket agent, Fla.
S. depot. C. F. Faires, city tick ticket
et ticket agent, Ocala House.
This has long been needed by
the white ladies and gentlemen of
this city. But now we can save
them many hours of hunting ser servants
vants servants or workmen of every kind
by applying at this office Also
phosphate or railroad men who
need hands by coming or writing
to the New York Steam Dye
Works, Ocala, Fla. P. O. Box
A new business, especially for
ladies' goods. All kinds of silks,
satins and woolen goods, and this
is the latest improvement for dry
cleaning of clothes. We sruar-
antee satisfaction, and all orders
out of the city get prompt atten
tion with short notice. The New
York Steam Dye Works. Ocala.
Fla., opposite Ocala House. P.O.
Notice is hereby given that the
directors of the People's Building.
Loan and Investment Association
of Florida will meet in the citv of
Ocala Jan. 6, 1896. at the office of
the secretary. Geo. H. Mays,
J. W. Alexander, Secretary,
Cheap Rates via Plant System
to the Cotton States and Inter
national Exposition. For the
above occasion the Plant System
will sell round trip tickets to At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta as follows: Round trip to At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta on sale daily for $18.55, good
until January 7, 1896; on sale daily
$13.60, good twenty days from
date of sale; on sale Tuesdays and
Thursdays $9.90, good ten days
from date of sale. For the quick quickest
est quickest time to Atlanta and all other
points call on C. F. Faires, city
ticket agent, Ocala House, or F. J,
Huber, ticket agent, Florida
Cheap Rates via Plant System-
On Dec. 16 and 17 will sell tick,
ets to Live Oak tor one and a
quarter fare for the round trip.
On Dec. 17, 18 and iq will sell
tickets to Orlando for 1 1-4 fare
lor the round trip.
I he holiday rates 2:0 into effect
Dec, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30 and 1
and Jan. 1 at one fare for the
round trip with limit to Jan. 3,1896.
.Low Kates to Jacksonville bv
Plant System. On Dec. I7and 18
will sell round trip tickets to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville for $3.90, limited to Dec.
21, 1895. For tickets call on F. J.
Huber, ticket aerent. passencrer de-
pot, or C. F. Faires. citv ticket at.
You can carry Siooo to S;ooo
for $24 to $30 per year in the Na National
tional National Protective Legion. F. C. W.
Williams, organizer, Mitchell 131k
The Covenant Building: and
Loan association will pay you 8 per
cent for the use of your money, or
loan you theirs at 6 percent.
Which do you prefer? M. M.
Little will explain to you.
O C K LAW A II A RIVER
Steamer Astatula is plying be between
tween between Silver Springs and Palatka,
one trip a week, leaving Silver
Springs 11:30 a.m. for Palatka.
Sickets and reservations can be
had by applying to C. F. Faires,
city ticket agent Plant System,
For a Christ Christmas
mas Christmas Present.
Men : Make your wives and
families a Christmas, New Year
or Birthday Present of a Policy tor
that amount in the
ORDER OF PENDO.
Should you die, which you surely
will sooner or later, the above
amount will be paid t" your loved
ones, as follows: $75 Fn ral Ben Benefit
efit Benefit and a Pension of 20 a month
for ten years. Cost is only $1 a
month up according to age.
It is not only protecting and pro providing
viding providing for your family after you
are gone from them, but it also
protects them during your life, be because
cause because in case you are disabled by
sickness or accident, you are en entitled
titled entitled to $10 a week for ten weeks
in any and every year should you
be sick so long, without any addi additional
tional additional cost, besides having medical
attendance and medicine furnished
free as long as you Jive.
For full particulars apply to
Mrs. H. W. Chandler, Deputy Su Supreme
preme Supreme Councilor, P, O. Box no,
Proprietor of the only first class
Colored Barber Shop in the city.
I have taken charge of my old
stand on Exposition St., three
doors west of First National Bank
building and solicit your patronage.
I am fully prepared' to do Shaving,
Hair Cutting an I Shampooing in
the latest style. Only first class
men emp-v Give me a call
William James, the Upstairs
Barber in the Gary Block,
Has taken a Fall
Hair Cut, 15 c.
Shampoo, 15 c.
Shave, 10 c.
All work done in first-class style.
Come and give me a trial.
The Unstairs Barber.
GARY BLOCK, OCALA
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida ant! Western
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
TelepJioive JV o. 2o.
Two doors south of Mer Merchants'
chants' Merchants' National Bank.
All classes of Tonsorial work
done in a first-class manner.
G. F. Williams, Prop'r
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and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
J. A. Pittman & Co.,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever before in
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
of Second-Hand Furniture.
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
Stall No. 11.
FISH ON ICE DAM.
Fresh water varieties Bream and
Salt water varieties constantly on
! Country Produce,
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Also a full line of fresh meat, sau sausage,
sage, sausage, salt fish and outside oysters
always in stock, very cheap for
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon.
Diseases of Women and Children
Office opposite Arlington Hotel.
We carry a full line of
CHOICE AND FANCY GROCERIES
also in connection a first class
Bread, Cakes and Pies baked
by best Baker in the city.
at rear of store. First class
fare for the local and traveling
public. Give us a trial.
Baptist Witness Building, corner
Fort King and Osceola street.
J ames H. Hill,
Attorney at Law.
County Judge's office in Court
Office over First National Bank
N. Edwards & Son.
I am now prepared to furnish
Wood to any parties in the
city on short notice. In
sending in your order be sure
and state the kind of wood
you want. Order-boxes at
Wm. Gray's, Fuller & Clark's,
and Glascow Smith's. Don't
forget, 1 furnish the best
wood in town.
T. C. BAILEY,
South Orange and Lime.
R. D. Fuller,
Office over Merchants' National
Thomas J. Clary,
Justice of the Peace,
First District, Marion Co., Fla.
Office in Court House.
Prompt attention given to all Civil
and Criminal Cases under my
Large, cool and comfortable
rooms nicely furnished. Pest of
accommodations for the general
and traveling public. Rates $1.00
per day or $4.00 per week.
Corner of North Second Street
and Orange avenee.
Times Are Hard
and you need not deny it. But you will
forget it when you buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
They also run a first-class Department
where they do Kepairinff, Cleaning and
IJyeinfif, All work done to order and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed.
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
T. N. NORWOOD,
Board and Lodging.
Opposite Post Office.
First National Bank Block,
Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Pkacticc in all Courts.
I keep constantly on hand
all kinds of provisions, includ including
ing including Fish,
Fruits and Vegetables,
and all kinds of Fresh Green
Groceries. I also receive
Chickens, Eggs and Ice.
A large supply constantly on
Kxposition Street, west from
First National Bank.
Davidson & Van Echop,
Some Things You Know (and Some
Things You Don't Know.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
Thursday, Dec. 26.
For. Sale. A $15 Kodak for $ 10.
Joe Mickle of Newberry is in
Geese and Ducks left over from
JXmas cheap at Gray's.
C. W. Platts of Buffalo, N. Y.is
in the city.
Fine Cedar Key ojsttrs today
The Rifles gave a very pleasant
Iall last ntght.
Ducks and gee? e for every Lody
Miss Lu'a Kd wards is visiting
friends at Orange Lake.
Stamping on any surface at
short notice. Esst of armory bldg.
F. Johanet sr eat Christmas with
his parents in this city.
Young chickens cheap constant constantly
ly constantly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
J. J. Lucas of Chicago arrived in
A pretty necktie costs very little
now -at RowelFs.
H. L Martinot of Kenilworth
sras in town yesterday.
The best in the Shoe world can
lie obtained at RowelTs.
Rev. J. C. Porter spent Christ Christinas
inas Christinas with his family at Lake Weir.
A full supply of Chickens now
to be found at Gray's.
W. H. Till and H. Hudson of
Dunnellon were in the city yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. Go to Mrs. Lambert to have
stamping, fancy work and painting
done promptly. East of armory.
13. C. Dickens of Barnesville,
Ga;, was at the Ocala house yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. They are cold-repellers and wear
like iron those popular Boys'
Shoes sold by J. A. Rowell.
J. D. Stoward of Philadelphia, a
well-known traveling man, spent
Christmas in the city.
Decoration, painting, etc., for
Xmas presents., East of armory
Miss Lucille Elder of Barnes Barnesville,
ville, Barnesville, Ga., is in the city, visiting
her cousin, Mrs. Como Massey.
Embroidery done to orcer at
reasonable rates for Christmas.
Cottage east of armory building.
, E. A. Rindill, who has been
spending several months in Niles,
Mich., returned to the city today.
Fine Frch Oysters every day at
L. S. Black's, 25c per quart. Stall
1 1, city market.
D. D. Rogers, Ocala's popular
civil engineer, is at Day ton a,
spending Christmas with his fam family.
ily. family. Fresh Venison and Fine Salt
FishRo2 just received at L. S.
JBlacVs, stall 1 1, city Market.
W. H. Hopkins, the hustling
traveling agent cf the F. C. & P.,
left today for Jacksonville on busi business.
Y.. the Jeweler and Optician of
the Montezuma Block, for repairs
on all jewelry. ;
Messrs. J. F. McCullough and
C. C. Davis, two of Inverness'
prominent citizens, were at the
Ocala house yesterday;
atjlV Store. r,rwi
HEEB 1 PECM
Drugs wi)l either seive ycur pur purpose
pose purpose crthey will ijot. Either they
are -worth tekirg cr they ere not.
Therers ro middle ground. Jfitiust
your prescriptions only to careful
and ccmpeun ien:tf-. Exper Experience
ience Experience teaches all. Only compe competent
tent competent ard experienced pieecript pieecript-ionists
ionists pieecript-ionists are allowed to fill prescrip prescriptions
tions prescriptions and family receir.es at the
Anti-Monopoly Drug Store.
First National Bank Bui'ding.
J. Hoag, jr., one of Ocala's
bright young attorney?, has gore
to Fort Myers, where he will open
a law office. We wish him success
in his new home.
The watchmaker, jeweler and
optician is at Y's, under the Mon Montezuma
tezuma Montezuma hotel.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm.
Philip Graham again holds full
sway in the dining room of the
Ocala house as head waiter. He
has been there before and knows
his business well.
The National Protective Legion
pays 15 psr week to members in
case ot sickness or disability.
Hot Pop Corn and Peanuts on
Hubbard & McDuff's corner every
evening. Gilmore Jones.
Miss Dora Sharp of St. Louis is
a guest ot Mrs. T. J. Barnes cf
North Main street. Miss Sharp
has already made a circle of friends
during her short stay in Ocala.
Rowell's Gents' Furnishing
Go ds are called price breakers
because he sells them at such low
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. 11,
Dr. Palmore lectured at the
Methodist church last night to a
small but appreciative audience.
Those who had the pleasure of
hearing him say his talk was as
good as any ever heard in the
For Sale. One half Spitz and
Shcperd dog 3 years old and is very'
watchful and forid of children.
Also one Pug which is trained to
dp many tricks. I will sell both
cheap. Address "G" care Star,
ii 1 111
SEY & Co. S. R. BIRDSEY &Co
Wc are opening up in onr new store the largest and
stock' of Crockery ever brought to this city. All we ask
inspection of onr stock before buying. Prices ......
Prices Lower Than The Lowest.
Dealers in Real Estate,'
Dwelling Houses for rent end sale: Htoie Kccms
rrent; Collections promptly made; :ue i.eans
Cfd on imiroved ical estate; flist clas ref tran
ces given for reliability and promptness. tsa
If U Ocala
Having just received a full line of the
latest styles of fall millinery, we are now
ready to please the ladies. All we ask is
for you to call and see us.
Thanking you for past favors y I am
Mrs. C. A. Brown.
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5 turns and usages of all, branches of the Christian
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